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Colleen E. Campbell

Colleen E. Campbell

Research Analyst

Colleen Campbell is a research analyst at the Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP), where she is responsible for managing projects and conducting data analysis for the organization’s work on postsecondary data and related topics. Campbell is primarily interested in higher education finance, student aid mechanisms, interdisciplinary education, and institutional organization and leadership.

Prior to working at IHEP, Campbell was the assistant director of financial aid at The Juilliard School in New York City. During her tenure at Juilliard she managed the institution’s student loan programs; provided financial aid counseling to students and parents; served on scholarship and strategic planning committees; and streamlined the office’s business processes and information disclosure systems. At the institution level, Campbell has also held positions in new student programs, an interdisciplinary residence hall community, and an academic success initiative for student athletes. In 2013, she served as a policy intern in the U.S. Department of Education’s Policy and Program Studies Service (PPSS), a subset of the Office of Planning, Evaluation, and Policy Development (OPEPD).

Campbell earned her bachelor of arts in the history of art from the University of Michigan in 2008. She graduated from the University of Michigan’s Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education in 2014, where she earned an M.P.P and an M.A. in higher education. During her tenure at Michigan, Campbell conducted research in areas related to cost, accountability, and access to higher education.